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How long should I wait to do heavy lifting after appendectomy for ruptured appendix? I was in hospital for 7 days and it took me about 4 weeks for me to start walking properly i had a open surgery and it is about a 4-5 inch opening on the right side of ac
In : In general, for uncomplicated surgeries, it is recommended to wait 6-8 weeks prior to lifting anything heavier that a gallon of milk. This is because the tensile strength of a wound is relatively stable at this point. After this, a slow return to normal pre-surgery activity should ensue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
An appendectomy is surgery to remove the appendix. The appendix is a small, finger-shaped organ extending from the first part of the large intestine. It is removed when it becomes inflamed or infected. A perforated appendix can leak and infect the entire abdominal area, which can be life-threatening. An appendectomy is done under general anesthesia, which means you are asleep and do not feel any pain during the surgery. The surgeon makes a small cut in the lower right side of your belly area ...Read more
Is it normal to have a burning, pulling, and painful sensation on the lower left side after appendectomy? Hurts to cough, laugh, sit up, or move
It can be: Appendectomy can be done open or laparoscopically. If done with a laparoscope, this is sometimes an incision in the left lower abdomen that can account for pain. Sometimes the pain is due to constipation seen after surgery, and this can happen with open or lapif there associated fever or chills then i would contact your doctor to consider a cat scan tom check for postoperative infection or abscess. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have pain on my right side after a laparoscopic appendectomy. I am also bleeding when i urinate a bit. I also gave birth a month ago. I am breast fe?
See your surgeon: All could be a normal postoperative recovery, or you could be developing a bladder infection, have a bladder injury (unlikely) or developing an intraabdominal abscess. If the operation was within the last six weeks or so, call your surgeon for an appointment and physical exam. ...Read more
Is it usual to feel better, then start having pain again on right side two weeks after lap appendectomy? Feel nautious, distended stomach still.
What to do if I had a laproscopic appendectomy about 20 months ago, and now I look I think my scar is on the wrong side?
Probably OK: An open appendectomy is performed via an incision right over the location of the appendix in the right lower part of the abdomen. A laparoscopic appendectomy is often done through 3 small incisions, 1 through or near the umbilicus and 2 elsewhere, often above the pubic bone and in the left side of the abdomen or upper right side. If concerned, speak with the surgeon who did the operation. ...Read more
I have had a lap appendectomy and it is oozing and i can see fatty tissue. With a slight touch on the side it spreads. Is it normal and what do I do?
Had appendectomy 3 mos ago. Feeling sharp pains above navel that also hurts on side and back at same time. Area very tender to touch. Back also tender?
Appendectomy one month ago. For the past week i've had pain in the right side and a fever. Went into ER 4 days ago tests were normal. Still have fever?
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